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Traffic delays on Mississippi River bridge due to accident

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UPDATE:  All eastbound and westbound lanes of I-10 are now open.

All westbound lanes of the Mississippi River Bridge are open. Two lanes on the eastbound side of I-10 are blocked due to an accident.

Sunday morning a crash closed all lanes of the I-10 the bridge into East Baton Rouge Parish.

The crash involved an 18-wheeler that is leaking diesel fuel into the river.  According to the DOTD, a car is stuck under the 18-wheeler.

An alert was sent out by State Police via their Nixle text-messaging system around 11:00 a.m.

Baton Rouge Police are working the crash at this time. There are no reports of any injuries. Drivers are asked to alternative routes to cross the river.

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